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Those that are familiar with the underlying concepts of magic and witchcraft throughout history are well aware of the importance that the elements play in its study. The root of most spells and magical gifts, it should come as no surprise that your association with any one element can impact where your natural powers lie.

Traced back to the very roots of witchcraft, the beliefs have evolved around the natural world. Within this world, there are 4 well-known fundamental powers, also known as the 4 basic elements. Each rules over a different aspect of the world that we live in bringing their own unique influence upon the world. These include earth, water, fire, and air. When we bring these together with the element of ‘the Spirit’ we have a magical concept discussed in the teachings of the early Celtic Pagans known as the nature of ‘five-ness’.

It is believed that true strength and power comes in the balance of these elements, the coming together of earth, fire, water, air, and spirit in one united force. While this is most often seen as the pinnacle of power, there are strengths associated with each of the individual elements, each ruling of a different type of magic. While a witch can perform any spell or ritual, by identifying the element that they are most closely associated with, they can hone in on their greatest gifts for an even more powerful and successful magical experience.

Not sure which element rules your life? Each of the zodiac signs is associated with one of the four classical elements of nature. This is the key to your own magical power and strength.

Discover your most powerful magical gifts according to your zodiac’s element:

Fire: Aries, Leo, and Sagittarius

An intense element, being a fire element means that you possess an incredible power, however, you have to learn how to use it in a responsible manner or you can cause great destruction. Those who dare cross you should watch out, as they have painted a target on their back, and those born under a fire sign have quite the temper when they have been hurt or disrespected in any way. Not only are you skilled in the most obvious of magic, candle magic, but fire signs have an incredible power for healing physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. This includes not only bringing healing upon someone when they face an ailment or illness, but also the gift of exorcism when it is one’s soul that requires attention.

Earth: Taurus, Virgo, and Capricorn

The most solid and stable of the elements, those of you who are born under an earth sign are loyal and reliable individuals who aren’t afraid to roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty. Drawing your power from the earth itself, you feel a close tie to both crystal and herbal magic. Another magical force that is often overlooked, but also draws its power from the earth is that of rune magic, most often seen inscribed on stones, wood or the ground itself. Learning how to harness this power will provide you with the guidance necessary to unlock your greatest natural magical ability – that of protection. When used to its full potential, you have the ability to protect yourself and others from some of the most malicious energies and forces in the universe.

Air: Gemini, Libra, and Aquarius

The dreamers of the zodiac, those of you born under an air sign are true free thinkers, unafraid to go outside the box. You refuse to be tied down by society’s rules and constraints, instead choosing to maintain your independence in all that you do. You are incredibly in tune with the spiritual world and the existence of other realms, which allows you to contact and communicate with spirits. This is an incredible gift, as they often have great wisdom and insight to share. Your freedom also extends to freedom from the constraints of your own body, empowering you in the area of telepathy, remote viewing, and even astral projection. If you are looking to obtain information, there is no physical constraint that is going to prevent you from seeking it out first hand.

Water: Cancer, Scorpio, and Pisces

Associated with love, connection, and intuition, if you were born under a water sign then you thrive off the connection that you are able to establish with others. While others, like those born under a fire sign, are known to disturb the balance in life, your powers work to re-establish this balance. You are able to ‘see’ beyond the physical world, a gift that empowers you in the area of illusions, divination, and dream walking. Furthermore, the practice of mirror magic is one that has long been associated with the element of water, as it was practiced in still water long before man-made mirrors were used. Your clarity and vision can lead you to great things, as long as you trust your intuition.

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